Tag Archives: composition

Music and Mystery

Through a series of tentative agreements, passive comments, whimsies, and guilt, I have come to find myself playing second chair oboe for our local community college symphony orchestra.  I am not an oboist.  Or rather, I am no longer an … Continue reading

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Minor Desperation on the Internet

I prefer to reserve my blog for expressing thoughts or anecdotes with some vague point.  I don’t like to update with personal stories unless they go somewhere outside of the realm of self, and I shelve many drafts that do … Continue reading

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A Quack’s Quick Guide: Composing

I occasionally believe myself to be a decent composer, and once a certain level of self-satisfied proficiency is achieved, it’s all too tempting to compare oneself to the Greats – …perhaps I’m as innovative as Dvorak… perhaps I have the … Continue reading

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